The Mountains to Main Street Half Distance Triathlon will challenge every participant, from the seasoned triathlete to the novice. The Swim course begins in South Cove County Park and is a point to point swim in beautiful Lake Keowee in Seneca, South Carolina. Water temperature on race day is expected to be in the mid-seventies. Cut off time for the swim is one hour and thirty minutes.
Updated 12/16/2016: New Bike Course
Athletes will exit the swim and proceed to Transition (T1) where they will mount their bikes for an unparalleled tour on two wheels of Upstate South Carolina, across fifty eight miles of natural beauty through Oconee, Pickens and Greenville counties. Bike aid stations TBA.
After coming through downtown Travelers Rest amidst the cheers of spectators at local retail and restaurant establishments along Main Street, athletes will complete the bike portion of the race at Trailblazer Park. Cumulative cut off time for the end of the bike portion is six hours and fifteen minutes.
Along the trail, athletes will encounter numerous aid stations and the iconic restored Swamp Rabbit Rail car . The last leg of the run, and the grand finale for athletes competing in the Mountains to Main Street Half distance triathlon, will bring them into downtown Greenville. The finish on the TD Stage overlooking the Reedy River and Falls Park Bridge will be one spectators and athletes alike will never forget. Map of Run Aid Stations
The final portion of the Mountains to Main Street Half distance triathlon, the run, begins on the Swamp Rabbit Trail just North of Furman University. Athletes will circle Swan Lake and the Bell Tower on Furman University’s campus. Furman, known as one of the nation’s top undergraduate liberal arts universities, provides an unforgettable backdrop for the early portion of the run. As athletes exit Furman’s campus, they will proceed South on the Swamp Rabbit trail as they make their way toward downtown Greenville.